Research Training SOP

This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.

Some links will work for NIAID staff only.


To develop and support the next generation of research scientists by providing training opportunities through grants and supplements at various levels of career development.


Principal Investigators and NIAID Staff

To support this critical part of the NIH mission, NIAID funds several training and career grants, fellowships, and supplements. To learn more, go to the following portals:

For more detailed information, advice to investigators, and funding opportunities, see the NIH Research Training and Research Career Opportunities: Extramural Training Mechanisms and the NIAID Fellowships, Internships, and Training portal.


Applicants with general questions should contact the appropriate program officer. Read Contacting Program Officers and Grants Management Specialist. For questions specific to this award type, contact the Office of Research Training and Special Programs.

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Content last reviewed on April 7, 2016